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Monday, September 3, 2018

In an effort to promote the registration of the internationalized country code top-level domain (“.alurdun”), the Jordan National Information Technology Center announced a reduction in the registration fees.

Furthermore, the protection period became one year instead of two.

The table below offers more information on Arabic domain names in the Middle East and North Africa.

Country

Top-Level Domain 

Registration Requirement

Protection Term

Local Presence

Egypt

.misr

• Name and particulars of the applicant

• Name and title of the authorized signatory

• Power of attorney, notarized in case the applicant is of Egyptian Nationality; while for the others, the POA should be legalized up the Egyptian Consulate

• Copy of corresponding certificate of registration

1-5 years depending on the registrar

Required

Jordan

.alurdun

• Power of attorney, legalized

• A copy of the certificate of registration of trademark

• Copy of certificate of incorporation of the domain name owner

• The primary name server and secondary name server and their IP addresses

1 year, then renewable every year

Not Required

Palestine

.falasteen

• Copy of the corresponding home registration certificate of the mark, certified

To be announced

To be announced 

Qatar

.qatar

• The registrant contacts, admin contacts, tech contacts and the DNS/IP details

• Copy of the corresponding certificate of registration inside/outside Qatar

Renewed annually

Not Required

Saudi Arabia

.alsauodia

• Power of attorney, simply signed

• A letter addressed to Saudi Network Information Center, completed on applicant's letterhead, simply signed, with company seal

• Copy of the corresponding certificate of registration or copy of the corresponding certificate of incorporation or extract from the commercial register

Unlimited

Required

Tunisia

.tunis

• Power of attorney, simply signed by the applicant

• A Tunisian application OR a Tunisian registration but in ARABIC language

1 year, then renewable every year

Not Required

United Arab Emirates

.emarat

• Letter of Authorization or power of attorney

• Copy of the corresponding certificate of registration

1-5 years

Not Required

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